MAA Anesthesia News
Dr. Wagner Promoted to Regional Medical Director
Milford Anesthesia Founder, AnesthesiaCare Executive Recognized for Contributions to Record Growth
January, 2012– Dallas, TX. – EmCare, the nation’s leading provider of physician management services, had a year of record growth in 2011. Dr. Jeffrey Wagner, an executive vice president at AnesthesiaCare, the anesthesia services affiliate of EmCare, was an instrumental part of that success. As a result, Dr. Wagner has been promoted to Regional Medical Director of Anesthesia Services for the North Division of AnesthesiaCare.
Milford Anesthesia Associates, LLC, joined the EmCare family of companies in 2010. Dr Wagner was appointed as executive vice president within AnesthesiaCare as part of that merger.
Since becoming part of AnesthesiaCare, Wagner has overseen a 2011 expansion to deliver anesthesia services to St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, CT. In December of 2011, he helped further guide the expansion to deliver anesthesia services to Merrimack Valley Hospital in Massachusetts. Wagner also spearheaded the administrative reorganization of Milford Anesthesia, adding a scheduling coordinator and credentialing coordinator to that organization while naming Catherine Donovan to the role of practice administrator.
Wagner has more than 25 years of health care experience. He acts as diplomate and consultant for both the American Board of Anesthesiology and the National Board of Medical Examiners. Wagner serves on the board of the Connecticut Ambulatory Surgery Center Patient Safety Organization and is a former instructor of advanced cardiac life support for the American Heart Association.
Dr. Wagner earned his M.D. from Michigan State University and completed his anesthesia residency at the Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. He received an MBA from the University of South Florida and he continues to practice medicine in Connecticut.
AnesthesiaCare is the anesthesiology services affiliate of EmCare, the nation’s leading physician practice management organization. EmCare is an integrated company with services lines including emergency medicine, hospital medicine, anesthesiology, trauma surgery and radiology. The company’s services include physician and other clinician recruiting, credentialing, scheduling, leadership, training and education, billing, metric improvement programs and more. The 40 year old company serves hundreds of hospital and other types of health care clients nationwide, focusing on helping each client with efficiency, quality and patient satisfaction. In short, EmCare is Making Health Care Work Better. Learn more about EmCare and all of its services at www.Solutions4Hospitals.com.
About Milford Anesthesia Associates
Located in Milford, CT, Milford Anesthesia Associates, LLC is a full-service anesthesia provider with an internal, system-wide, quality assurance director and a system-wide director of ambulatory anesthesia. The company services the anesthesia needs of hospitals, clinics, and surgery centers in Connecticut and Massachusetts. An extensive list of questions and answers can be found at their website. For more information, call (888) 783-0546 or visit www.MilfordAnesthesia.com.